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Communicating confidence in kids


Recently I read a great article about a successful captain of a current Australian Rules football team. It seems the great strength of this captain being featured was his ability to instil self-belief in his fellow players.   According to the reporter he doesn’t so much inspire or motivate his team-mates. He communicates confidence in them.   That’s what great parents do. They communicate confidence in their kids. They find ways to get across to their kids that they believe they can perform & succeed, deal with life’s challenges and do things on their own.   This is timely as there’s been a lot of debate recently about whether it’s genetics or environment that determines kids’ confidence levels.   I believe that the confidence trait is genetic.............. to a point. The Australian Temperament Study demo...(sign-up as a member to continue reading this article)


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